Globalization and Global Literatures: Deconstructing the Genres

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Amod Kumar Rai


Post world-war life across the Globe has witnessed a sustained series of metamorphoses which has, consequently, caused cerebral turmoil. A lot of academic disciplines have come into existence and along with them have come a lot of new terminologies with promises of many new academic avenues wherein prospects of new, changed and “revolutionary” discourses have crept into. Diaspora, Multiculturalism, Ethnicity, Identity, Techno-culture and Globalization are certain fields which have caused a huge quantity of inking down a plethora of pages, seminars, anthologies and discussions. While, undeniably, these terms solicit newness because of its extensive innovative use, but the semantic domain, it tends to address may not be regarded as quite new, because they have been duly preceded by precedents. It is pertinent to understand the subterranean threads of such terms and its urgency why these terms have been so much in the lime light in the Postmodern and Poststructuralist discourses. The present paper intends to look into the warp and woof of Globalization and Global literature and what changes they foreground in the current swelled-tide of academic discussions. Is Globalization an entirely new concept or process or has it been a part of our existence and civilization for long, it has been one of the focal points of this paper.


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Amod Kumar Rai. “Globalization and Global Literatures: Deconstructing the Genres”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 9, no. 2, Apr. 2024, pp. 41-48,
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